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COVID-19 Notice

Travel Advice

Travel to Ireland from Switzerland

From Sunday 6 March, there will no longer be a requirement to provide any COVID-19 public health documentation or to complete a Passenger Locator Form for the purpose of travel to Ireland. More information is available here.

Travel to Switzerland from Ireland

You will find the current Department of Foreign Affairs travel advice here. The Embassy will provide travel updates also by Twitter

From 17 February, there are no longer any public health measures at the border for people entering Switzerland from countries or regions without a variant of concern. These people no longer have to present evidence of vaccination, recovery or a negative test and no longer have to complete a Swiss Passenger Locator Form. There are currently no entries on the list of countries with a variant of concern.

Please consult and here.

In addition, we recommend that you consult your airline prior to travel.

Embassy Services

In order to provide a safe environment for our staff and our visitors, our public office is available by appointment only. We apologise for the inconvenience and request the kind understanding and cooperation of the public.

If you would like to contact the Embassy, you may contact us by emailOur inbox is monitored regularly throughout business hours. Additionally, our phone line (+41 31 350 03 80 ) is open Monday to Friday, between 0930 and 1200. 

Passport & Visa Services

All those resident in Switzerland and Liechtenstein who require a passport must now apply online using the Passport Online service. If you have any queries relating to a passport application please contact our Customer Service Hub who will be happy to assist you. 

Those resident in Algeria who require a passport, or have a passport enquiry, may contact the Embassy.

If you have a query about visas, you may contact us by email with all relevant information, and we will respond as soon as possible. 


Passport Online

Passport Online

Irish passports can be renewed from anywhere in the world using Passport Online. Irish citizens can apply for first time passports and renewals online if they are resident in:

  • Ireland, Northern Ireland and Great Britain
  • Europe
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • New Zealand
  • United States

Apply Online

Contact Embassy of Ireland, Switzerland

Address & Opening Hours

Embassy of Ireland

2nd floor
Kirchenfeldstrasse 68
P.O. Box 262
CH-3000 Berne 6

Tel: +41 31 350 03 80

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